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CSPAN
Nov 14, 2012 1:00am EST
the discussion of the so-called fiscal cliff. chris van hollen doors is a deficit package modeled after the simpson-bowles plan. >> thank you. it is great to have you here. we have had people for the last 24 hours giving their opinions on the fiscal cliff and the fiscal cliff negotiations and what should happen. we are expecting you now to tell us exactly what is happening. >> listen, i think we all need to accomplish two things as we approach the fiscal cliff. one, do everything we can to avoid it both in terms of the sequester peace and also the tax peace. then create a structure where we can deal with the big issues, the big fiscal challenges over the next six to nine months. it will be very useful if we can least agree to a framework structure. one is to make sure we can accelerate in what has been a slow recovery. at the same time, act now to put our long term deficit on a sustainable downward path. act now on both. by now i mean first avoid the fiscal cliff, and then get into the next six-nine months in a structured way. >> several people have pointed out the democrats have
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2012 9:00am EST
debt and deficit crisis facing the government and the economy of the united states, in such a fashion that urgent action, major, involving major sacrifices is, in fact, needed now? there is obviously a very broad belief that this is the case. what is the foundation of that belief? and is without foundation sound? or is it possible that other issues should be considered more compelling and should be brought to the floor in this next period of economic and political choices? secondly, knowing the question from the broader financial and fiscal position of the united states government, is there a crisis looming in the administration of financing come of social security, medicare, medicaid, which demands reform of those programs? or is this, again, a manifestation of a political agenda, not justified by concrete economic facts? that's the subject of the third panel. third, with the military sequestration, which is built into the fiscal cliff, be the calamity that many have announced it to be? is it something that must be avoided by action within the next six weeks? that's the question whic
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2012 8:00pm EST
these decisions in a vacuum. cutting the deficit and reducing our debt are not goals to pursue by themselves. if done right, the healthy economy. >> has the president been blindsided by information reaching him too slowly? has he ever felt that information was too slowly to his desk? >> i have not have had that broad conversation with him. >> while she does not serve to stirred into a second term, she would be willing to stay on. does that give the president flexibility to move in a deliberate manner in that particular personal decision? is that something that may allow him not to shoot for the january 22 date? >> without speaking for secretary clinton or any member of the cabinet, the president appreciates the service of every member of his cabinet. decisions like that reflect the kind of service that these individuals have given over these past four years. i think the president believes secretary clinton has done a superb job. he values her service and advice. he will be grateful for her service up until the day she decides to >> leave greater than to leave? >> if she offers her service, w
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 9:30am EST
. it was the status qu election, and not everyone is pivotiting to the problems of the debt and deficit. this certaly did not s spend enoughgh time e on it during the election. >> peter, the voters have spoken to what did th say? >>>> not a line. president obama clearly has a mandate for his policies. >> do you see it as a mandate? >> i'd like to finish. but the deficit cutters and spending cutters held on. you have two competing mandates. will they got their rhetoric or will they sit dodown a get to work -- drop thehetoric, or will they sit down and get to work? >> bruce d depuyt, a lot of peoplple were hopoping there would be clarity after this. i was saying to peoeople on the flightack from boston -- i was at romney headquarters -- it wawas too close.e. yes, it was and not look cor -- electctro clege landslide but there were a lot o of republicans saying that if o only we had done more of this, more of that. >> sometimes more getsou less. voters have very -- there was a significant contract offer to the amerirican electote, and they did choose. me peoeople mimight missing the fact thavoters did m
SFGTV
Nov 14, 2012 4:30pm PST
will have the deficits where the general fund will have additional dollars. so we are proposing that in the event that occurs, that if we continue to collect the revenue more than we need for that service, we would fund that med assessments will repay the city for those deficits. the next one is the stabilization fund, we know which hotel and revenues that are volatile, so the city negotiater will travel that will fund a stablization fund for future losses in all losses in revenues. and the amounts of $15 million and the goal is that as we move that portion of that $15 million it gets replenished and so it will be maintained through the term of the cod. in addition, as you know, the term of the district expires in 2045, we are proposing that we sell cops through 2047. typically when you sell bonds >> once they are satisfied this could go back to fund the future development and capital improvement to the center. so if you look at the cash flows, you will see that the number include the med pairs, we are going to use a combination of commercial paper with certificates of participa
MSNBC
Nov 13, 2012 8:00am PST
approach to deficit reduction. lee saunders will be here afsme. so, he'll be trying to get their prospectives on all of this. >> kristen welker at the white house for us this morning. thank you. >>> tuesday political power panel. >>> it's great to have you all here. i know that the washington post has been covering the story, the e-ma e-mail smear story with general allen. as far as we know, no everyday of security leaks. lots of big bombastic headlines, this today on the "daily news." in the line of booty. showing jill kelley, this woman in tampa. what are you hearing about the investigation as it moves forward? this is say lashs. we haven't heard anything that's threatening to national security. >> it's reality tv meets the cia meets the military. this is a story that i think will continue to unfold over the next couple of days. it has as you said, garnered such interest. it's like we were talking a about the election and the fiscal cliff, and now we have this situation where this high-level cia official is acting in a way that's almost like a smitten teenager trading e-m
MSNBC
Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
.1 trillion deficit. you can run a deficit and hold it as e.d.p. you need to come up with $900 billion a year of tax increase or cost production. we raised $1 trillion in taxes. >> there's a lot of other taxes we can come up with. >> we need to bring it back into balance. >> molly, you covered washington. this is the fundmental issue we are talking about. it's an ase metric polarization. it's a political science. impeer cal way of trying to track where people are and where the caucuses are. the originator of this scoring system ran the new numbers. the 112th senate is on top and the 113th senate is on the bottom. there's not that nuch difference. both peaks narrowed. they cluster more around their caucuses. can the senate function under its current conditions of polarization on one hand and super majority on the other? >> not so far, right. in the last couple years, they haven't gotten a lot done. i think this argument about, you know, status quo versus a mandate for if not change something. it's interesting. it's like the republicans are making this argument that there was a mandate to do no
Current
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
% while the economy added 3.4 million new jobs, all of which sounds great but a federal deficit would rise by $503 billion in 2013 and another $67682 billion. is the emerging choice jobs versus larger, short-term deficits. given the acrimony between the white house and the house of representatives is a deal likely? erskine bowles wrote today in "the washington post" and i quote... but throughout the campaign, president obama insisted that any deal must include tax hikes on the well-to-do. something this campaign senior as viser david axelrod emphasized today. >> he talked about it in debates and speeches. on the need for balanced deficit reduction that included some new revenues and he was re-elected by you know, in a significant way. but if the attitude is that, you know nothing happened on tuesday, that would be unfortunate. >> eliot: that seems to be house speaker john boehner's attitude toward any tax hike at all. take a listen. >> raising tax rates is unacceptable and frankly it couldn't even pass the house. i
CW
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm CST
that closes the deficit with a mixture of cost cutting, consolidations, new or increased taxes. the combination of tax hikes expected to rise over $200 million. and also balance the budget of variety casts consolidating extra office space. reducing costs. in fact that is the sticking point right now. the meeting is running along here. commissioners debating the issue of funding for a hospital system. nevertheless a vote on the budget expected to take place here shortly. today the union issued a statement saying no agreement was reached. the next negotiation meeting is planned for tuesday november 13th. if you're an illinois homeowner insured by state farm, get ready to pay a little more. the bloomington, illinois based company has announced a four point seven percent raise in homeowners' insurance. state farm insures one out of every three homes in illinois. insurers are generally charging more to insure homes. citing increasingly damaging storms in the midwest. if you're looking for full-time employment, the city of chicago is holding its first-ever job fair right now. it'
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2012 6:00am EST
to the white house next week to discuss the deficit. he warned about the potential effects of the fiscal cliff. that is a series of tax increases and budget cuts that take effect in january if congress does act. the president addressed an audience from the white house east room. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president and the vice president of the united states. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you, everybody. thank you. thank you very much. thank you. thank you very much. everybody, please have a seat. thank you. good afternoon, everybody. now that those of us on the campaign trail have had a chance to get a little sleep, it is time to get back to work, and there's plenty of work to do. as i said on tuesday night, the american people voted for action, not politics as usual. you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours. in that spirit, i have invited leaders of both parties to the white house next week so we can start to build consensus around the challenges that we can only solve together. i also intend to bring in business and labor and civic leaders from all across the
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
people have done, look at the amount of deficit reduction you have to put in place. if you recognize what is a realistic share revenues will have to contribute to that and believe that we should not be asking middle-class americans to pay more in taxes, i do not see how you do this without higher rates. i do not think there is any realistic way to do it. it is not possible to raise money from upper-income people by closing loopholes, getting rid of deductions, stuff like that? >> what we propose is as part of the balanced reform package, a package that would raise roughly another $1.5 trillion in revenues. 1% of gdp. to do that with a mix of modest rate increases, back to the clinton rates, which was a very good economy for the american business sector and private investment. to combine this with reforms that limit the value of deductions for upper-income americans. other ways to do that, but there is a lot of magical thinking about how much money you can raise some tax expenditures. a lot of people who have looked at that question and concluded that, incorrectly, there is a huge amount o
SFGTV
Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
.2 and it declines to 8 million. so the idea is that the prior year's deficit will be funded when the surplus of all of the other buckets have appeared. and then when you go to sinking funds because that is later in the year, because the certain here is the 2046. the idea is that income and if you add the 10.7 million the city is committing to pay and you take into account the sinking fund it should be paid at that service, so we are having them prefund the year. and then the stablization fund and with the office and the revenue division, they did an analysis showing what in the last decade what the loss has been in terms of the revenue of the loss of the recession and it seemed like the 15 million was an appropriate number to have as a reserve to support the transaction in a term through the event of the revenues that they don't come in as we would expect. so we also negotiated that the city has a discretion to adjust the funds. so you could choose to fund the sunking fund and in the prior year's revenuing to any other. but because it is today and we will not be starting until 2017. we wanted that
CNBC
Nov 15, 2012 3:00pm EST
. tax reform, raise taxes if you have to. raise revenues. lower the deficit. get us on with the dynamics of running a business. >> but here we are -- >> by the way, someone whispered to me as i was coming up, if these guys don't want to work in washington, they shouldn't get paid. i'm not going to subscribe to that premise -- >> so this person said to you until these guys get a deal done, don't pay them? >> yeah, don't pay congressmen, politicians of any kind, including their staff. >> what thare they doing any wa? >> they're very thoughtful. they'll find a compromise. >> going into year end, we assume taxes will go higher. should i be doing anything different? should our audience be doing anything different? >> i have a fundamental philosophy of deferred growth and return earnings on capital. i'm assuming my tax rate goes from 15 to 20 on long-term capital gains with a 3.8% sur challen charge for the affordable care act, that's 45% on long-term capital gains. on top of that, dividends are not clear. clearly, do i want to mark up a portfolio? i can sell for a profit and buy it back immed
CNN
Nov 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
.s. comptroller general. today he's the ceo of comeback america and he's a deficit hawk. the ceo of pimco. hisfirm is one of the largest investors of bonds, and steve moore is a conservative, founder of club for growth and a writer at the wall street journal. i'm going to start with you, steven, my good friend. the fiscal cliff is an immediate threat. both parties need to come together to fix it, because not fixing it would set even fiscal conservatives back, don't you agree? >> yeah, and i think other conservatives agree that he don't want to go off this fiscal cliff, either. i think one hangup that will start on tuesday is the president will say, look, i was reelected to raise those tax rates on the rich, and you know what those republicans are saying in the house, ali? well, you know what, we were electing not to raise those tax rates. you can get agreement on entitlement reform, raising revenues and do some common sense things to get control over the next ten years. we're not that far apart. >> yeah, and i can also grow some hair and look like brad pitt. let me bring mohammad in. in a letter t
FOX Business
Nov 15, 2012 7:00pm EST
administration has a $13.5 billion deficit. let me repeat that, $13.5 billion deficit. it is not official, but it is all but certain. oil giant bp and the justice department reaching a settlement over the deepwater horizon disaster in the gawker of the worst offshore oil spill in american history. bp oil agreed to pay $1.5 billion related to the death of 11 workers. three of the employees were also indicted on criminal charges including manslaughter and lying to congress. and raising taxes on the wealthy to prevent the economy from going over that cliff. afl-cio president richard trumka -- it turns out he's not worried about $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts. in prepared remarks and washington event today, richard trumka said, and please remember this, this is just beautiful -- there is, he said, no fiscal cliff. what we are facing is an obstacle course that was hastily thrown together in response to inflated rhetoric about our federal deficit. richard trumka's remarks followed a meeting with the president and others earlier in the week. joining us now to talk about taxes an
CW
Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm CST
on the deficit. the president is calling for one-point-six trillion dollars in new taxes on companies and the wealthy. yesterday, the president made his case to labor leaders. we're committed to preserving the tax breaks for the middle class. making sure that they pay their fair share. president obama plans to meet with congressional leaders from both parties on friday. she must >> run for reelection to her minority position. no democrat has made a move to seriously challenge her. >> the seventh award alderman sandy jackson's get the city council meeting this morning and is not commenting on a wall street report she may have been involved in spending campaign cash on furniture for their home. >> the latest information about the fed's going after sandy jackson says to me that plea negotiations somehow got derailed. there was a sticking point, do not know what it is. maybe he does not want to do jail time and they are pushing jail time. congressman jackson remains in minnesota. >>he used taxpayer financed office to conduct private business. former speakers are allowed to use gover
Current
Nov 14, 2012 8:00pm PST
to cut the deficit like the prime congress' prime directive to cut the deficit. eric cantor, cut the deficit and we'll grow the economy. now suddenly they're confronted with actual contraction, and they are aware there is this bomb and their many job is to diffuse it or at least to limit the explosion when it goes off. they're scrambling to do that, but they're tied down to ideological core beliefs and thus unable to do that. >> eliot: what is going on right now, we're opting and rightly so for jobs over deficit reduction. if all we cared about was deficit reduction then people would let the austerity bomb and the fiscal cliff, we would go over it. fine we're reducing the deficit, who cares. but the republicans are acknowledging that jobs manage more and that's why we have to change our policies. does that seem to be what is going on here. >> that's true across the board. but i think just as much as republicans are concerned about the jobs that would be lost if all the spending cuts and tax increases happen is that a lot of spending cuts come from their sacred cows in the defense
FOX Business
Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm EST
and certainly tech stocks in particular. no progress, ballooning deficits, that is what european leaders are facing across the pond but also the situation we're facing right here at home. watch out, the u.s. could become the next grease. plus we're going back to the global leadership conference where she is surrounded by all kinds of business leaders. what do you have coming up? >> we were surrounded when richard branson was here. they scattered, they all went to go listen to what is of ccurse one of the most exciting and innovative entrepreneurs on the planet. coming up, another one, this time jimmy wale of wikipedia, the cofounder. you and i haven't spoken to him in the past. boy is he speaking now. all kinds of discussions about the influence that wikipedia now has today in the biggest of the big news stories and his thoughts on the stop on the piracy act that was stopped in part because he went and put wikipedia into the black, turned it off when he wanted to protest that act. we will talk to jimmy wales, one of the top entrepreneurs in america with what is next with him and wikipedi
CNN
Nov 10, 2012 10:00am PST
. today he's the ceo of come back america. he's an unapologetic deficit hawk. mohammed al arian is the ceo of pim he could. his firm is the largest investors in bonds. and stephen moore is the founder of the low tax advocacy group club for growth. i'm going to start with you, stephen. my good friend, the fiscal cliff is the immediate threat both parties need to come together to fix it because not fixing it would set even conservative fiscal causes back, don't you agree? >> yeah. i think most republicans agree. they don't want to go off this fiscal cliff either, ali. i think the one hang-up in negotiations which will start on tuesday is the president says, look, i was re-elected to raise those tax rates on the rich. you know what the republicans are saying in the snous you no he what? we were reluctant not to raise the tax rates. i think if the president takes the tax rate increases off the table, you can get an agreement on entitlement reform, getting more revenues and doing some kind of honest to goodness common sense things to get this deficit under control. >> right, and i can grow a he
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
were the costs go up. went to see them reforms. so that does not keep adding to the deficit and increasing the federal budget. but the democrats want to see more revenue. want to see higher tax rates, they want republicans to agree to that. for this to be this big grand deal, both sides will have to come to an agreement. host: nancy has a recent story with this headline. someone has got to blank. who has got to blank? guest: that is what we will have to see. what does happen is that the election was just last week. members just came back yesterday. they are just back in washington. there are leadership elections this week. freshman orientation, people are getting their bearings. what we are seeing this week as a lot of political posturing, a lot of talk about or the tea party stands -- were the two party's stand. there is some signaling about the outlines of a compromise and what that could look like, president obama is meeting with congressional leaders on friday. that will declare direction about where it is headed, i do not think there will be any real movement on a compr
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am EST
, and clean energy, putting people back to work rebuilding roads, bridges and schools and reducing our deficit in a balanced and responsible way. on this last item, we face a very clear deadline. that requires us to make some big decisions on jobs, taxes, and deficits by the end of the year. both parties voted to set this deadline. and i believe that both parties can work together to make these decisions in a balanced and responsible way. yesterday, i had a chance to meet with labor and civic leaders for their input. today i meet with c.e.o.'s of some of america's largest companies. and i'll meet with leaders of both party of congress before the week is out because there's only one way to solve the channels and that is to do it together. as i've said before, i'm open to compromise and i'm hope to new ideas. and i've been encouraged over the last week to hear republican after republican agree on the need for more revenue from the wealthiest americans as part of our arithmetic if we're serious about reducing the deficit. because when it comes to taxes, there are two pathways available. option on
CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 1:00pm EST
to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit. >> we have 47 days for washington to work out a deal. this is a special edition of "power lunch" -- "rise above." as we await president obama's news conference 30 minutes away. >>> that is a live picture of the white house, everyone. the president's news conference begins in 30 minutes from now. we will count you down every step of the way. fiscal cliff will obviously be one of the top topics this hour. brian sullivan, eamon javers, john harwood is working his way into the white house right now for that news conference. they are all gathered with me. brian, we're going to begin with you. >> this is a big day at the white house. this is a big week at the white house regarding the fiscal cliff, guys. and today, 12 top ceo are coming here to the white house to meet with the president, anything from walmart to duke energy to ursula burns of xerox and nine others. they will gather up, they will huddle up and exchange ideas to try to find a fix for the fiscal cliff. the question is, how much is the president
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm EST
carefully and thoughtfully, we have done if you look at the amount of deficit reduction you have to put in place over the next ten years, if you recognize what the realistic share of revenues to attribute to that and if you believe as the president does that we shouldn't be asking middle class americans to pay more on taxes, then i don't see how you do this without higher rates. just don't think there's any fee of become feasible way to do it. >> it's not possible to raise money for upper-income people by closing loopholes getting rid of deductions, limiting credit and stuff like that? >> what we have proposed as a part of the balanced package is a package that would raise roughly another 1.5 trillion in revenue. that's about 1% of gdp to put it in perspective that 1 percent of gdp. to do that with a mix of modest rate increases back to the clinton rate which was a very good economy for the american economy and business sector for private investment and activity growth and to combine those three forms of limiting deductions for upper-income americans. now it's true there are other ways
CSPAN
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
. his solution is $400 billion. he is running up deficits up $6.70 trillion. the size of his solution compared to the problems are not even in the same ballpark. that is why he is in there. he jumped to that promise. he sounds like he was not going to but when he got specific he made it clear in a year from now the middle class might target this. so no whining, all you peasants out there. >> if sometime in the next few weeks there is an agreement here that closes loopholes but does not yet lower those rates, is that violation? >> republicans would not support it. it would violate the pledge that most republicans have made to their constituents. not to me, as harry reid and mr. biden say. there are three things that people campaign that obama made more confusing. all the people behind him and no press questions, covered as if it were a press conference. one is all the bush tax cut laps that predate bush that they let lapse every two or four years. if that happens on january 5, it did raise taxes $500 billion a year. i guess this is the $5 trillion tax cut that obama used to attack romn
CSPAN
Nov 11, 2012 3:50pm EST
" in the country, that will not close the deficit. this country is still very divided. it was not a clear mandate, and the turnout was quite low -- enthusiasm. >> we are very closely divided at this point and you have the president standing here and the house republican starting here, what is the place that you can envision -- >> we don't know, because the president has not stepped up to take leadership to he has been campaigning for 18 months, with a note to disrespect. -- no due disrespect. people on the hill are looking for leadership. >> just be fair, he has a budget proposal. he put forth a budget proposal, it did a speech on a, it is in his budget. it gets $4 trillion in deficit reduction. >> paid for the sequester. >> the idea that he has been out campaigning -- >> he has to bring members along. he is the only member of his party -- >> the critical question -- >> in some ways -- >> the republicans' offer was not accepted, let's not forget that. >> we are in reality where, without the president's signature, the tax cuts will expire. what will the response be of the congressional republicans
FOX Business
Nov 9, 2012 11:00am EST
. >> we can expect the president to address economic growth and the deficit. we have the fiscal cliff negotiations beginning on capitol hill. the congressional budget office saying they will shave half a percentage point off of gdp next week if congress doesn't address the tax increases and spending cuts scheduled to hit the economy for this current fiscal year taking us all the way to september of next year. as for what the president's position will be, we're still waiting for word from the president. other democrats have been discussing where they are on this, the president won reelection, they expanded their majority in the senate, and therefore voters have token, they want tax increases on wealthier americans to pay for other priorities and reduce the deficit. hearing from some republicans as well, john boehner scheduled to speak a short while from now. he says he's open to discussing. you're seeing these decisions, is not unlike what we saw before the election. talking an overall rewrite of the tax system, democrats looking for tax rate increases on families earning more than $25
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 10:00am PST
be in the house, how much deficit reduction are people talking about? the level of what was in simpson-bowles a little more, a little less? will john boehner bring a deficit reduction package to the floor that does not have a majority, enough votes for republicans to be the base to support it but rather a lot of democrats and some republicans. i think all of those answers are leading towards a big deal that is big enough for the president to take a sense of accomplishment away and say there is a grand bargain that puts our fiscal house in order and doesn't cause short-term contraction in the economy letting a combination of tax increases and spending cuts take place that all economists see as a bad idea. >> we've just gotten the two-minute warning for the president's arrival. andrew ross sorkin, what do the markets want to see? they can't do tax reform, it's going to take quite a long time to get that in place but what kind of legally binding commitment from congress, if there's such a thing, do they want to see for the markets to see the certainty and business to start investing, star
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 10:00am PST
to work, rebuilding our roads, our bridges and our schools. and reducing our deficit in a balanced and responsible way. now on this last item, we face a very clear deadline that requires us to make some big decisions on jobs, taxes, and deficits by the end of the year. both parties voted to set this deadline and i believe that both parties can work together to make these decisions in a balanced and responsible way. yesterday i had a chance to meet with labor and civic leaders for their input, today i'm meeting with ceos of some of america's largest companies. and i'll meet with leaders of both parties of congress before the week is out because there's only one way to solve these challenges and that is to do it together. as i've said before, i'm open to compromise and new ideas. and i've been encouraged over the past week to hear republican after republican agree on the need for more revenue from the wealthiest americans as part of our arithmetic if we're going to be serious about reducing the deficit. because when it comes to taxes, there are two pathways available -- option one, i
Univision
Nov 11, 2012 11:35pm PST
pressidente, quieren que los responbsables del deficit. >> hay mucha indignacion. >> pero con la salida. >> es tiempo de que el pueblo dominicano tome lo de toda la vida, ante un paquetazo que es abusivo. >> lo que inicio de indetiato los nuevos ipuestos. >> esta aquí nosotros vamos a separar el dinero que la gente se roba. >> estoy indignadfo ante la aprobación de nuestras cosas. >> a no más de 7 kilometros se concentro otr grupo de personas. >> todo el mundo quiere aprovecharse les han culpado de todo tras consukltar un deficit del pasado gobierno. >>s e incluyen las medicinas y los alimentos, las organizaciones realizarian protestas en los próximos días. >> y le contamos como una enfermedad se propaga en nortemaerica a fecta aq los riños des los jóvenes, que y quein es eresponsable. >> eso va lleno de liquido por veneno. >> esta fue la fumigadora para rociar los úpèsticidas. >> el zumbido. >> con el tiempo cocinaron sus riñones con los pesticidas. >> sobrevive con una dialisis casera. >> coinciden que esta e la causa proncipal que la insuficiencia renal mata a los agricultores. >>
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2012 9:00am EST
deficit, 15%. talk about how the health care law played into voters' attitudes? 18% said it was the most important issue. guest: that is an important thing. almost one in five voters said that health care was the most important issue. the president won roughly three- quarters of that vote. throughout the republican primaries, the issue of obamacare was a huge rallying cry. in 2010, the republicans won some big victories because of anger on the part of conservative voters about the president's health-care law. by the time you get to this election, you see this turnaround were the voters who care the most about health care are siding with him. the argument that the white house has made all along has been that over time, people will appreciate the benefits of the law, and the bad things opponents predicted will not come about, the law will get more popular over time. it remains to be seen if that is correct. the evidence from this election suggests they may be right. host: john twitter, this analysis of exit polls, -- on twitter, a mandate on either -- did the president or either party in m
Current
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
, we can't just cut our way to prosperity. if we're serious about reducing the deficit we have to combine spending cuts with revenue that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. on tuesday night we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. and that includes democrats independents, and a lot of republicans. >> eliot: mr. obama also said that he planned to meet with speaker of the house john boehner and other congressional leaders at the white house next year along with business and labor leaders. the president made it clear that even while talks were under way he wanted the house to move quickly to pass a middle class tax freeze that has already cleared the senate. >> obama: let's not wait. even as we're negotiating the broader deficit reduction package. let's extend the middle class tax cuts right now. >> eliot: for his part speaker boehner insisted that the g.o.p. plan which includes no new taxes was the bess alternative while pressuring the president to take charge. >> we can replace the spending cuts extend the current rate
FOX Business
Nov 14, 2012 4:00pm EST
a lot, but compared to a $1 trillion deficit, it is not. the 92% of the deficit unpaid for year by year. if you blow the economy, you could be talking hundreds of billions of dollars increase in the amount of money or treasury gets. why would he go for tax increasethe taxincreases ratherx cuts that would stimulate the economy? speak up much of a understanding of economics than you and i do. raising taxes does not necessarily produce more revenues. they come from a different perspective. cause if you raise taxes if you need more money, it ruins the economy and tax collections go down, they don't seem to realize that. i don't expect a whole lot of beneficial things to happen between now and the beginning of the year. they will just pass on the buck for a little bit longer and worry about the real problems later on. they're barely touching the problem and even the cops they are talking about going into effect are not real cuts, we're not getting anywhere close talking about the real issue. the real issue is the country is bankrupt and the economy is too weak to pay for it. someday we will
FOX News
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
is the threat? can washington figure out a way in 51 days to cut trillions for the deficit or can you get an extension and kick the can down the road? >> i certainly hope we don't kick the can down the road. we all know what the issues are. we have had two dry runs already. nothing has changed. i hope at least we will go substantially down the road. people are complaining the fiscal cliff with fiscal reform. i know kent and i and chris and others, tom had been working a long time on fiscal reform. what i think we don't need to lose our eye on is the fact that that's what needs to be solved. i thi i am hopeful when i listen to the speaker when listen to the president, the key to solving this is medicare reform. i think the other two need to fall in place. democrats are about going over the cliff knowing all of the spending cuts kick in and blame it on the republicans. >> i don't know where you are hearing that. certainly don't hear that from me. i spent five years trying to put together a package in a bipartisan way to get us back in a sound fiscal course. i think it's clear we have a prob
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
't just cut our way to prosperity. if we're serious about reducing the deficit, we have to combine spending cuts with revenue. that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. that's how we did it. >> the facts just aren't with the republicans on this issue of tax cuts. the republican -- the congressional budget office just published a report saying that there's no danger to the economy if the tax cuts for wealthy americans are allowed to expire. even with a political mandate. the president insisted he will listen to all options. he's ready to deliver the balanced approach to debt reduction that he campaigned on. >> i want to be clear. i'm not going into every detail of the plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenge. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle-class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. i'm not going to do that. >> the president is even
FOX Business
Nov 13, 2012 9:20am EST
security benefits from cuts. and voters reject the idea that bringing down the federal budget deficit is an overriding priority. >> all right. tax the rich, keep spending and don't worry about the deficit. that's the man who has the president's ear on the first day of fiscal cliff talks. tomorrow, a group of ceo's for the white house for a meeting none of them, none of them from wall street. the president also holds a news conference tomorrow afternoon. now, it won't be until friday that he'll finally get together with congressional leaders, the people who havv to make the deal to avoid the fiscal cliff and everybody that passes, we get close, every day that passes we get closer to huge tax increases and budget cuts. and now, we've got moody's, warning that the u.s. not only has to make a deal, but a good deal, or another debt downgrade is possible and moody's seems to doubt whether our elected leaders can actually do it. chime in on facebook, please, should the president be meeting with union leaders, the first meeting he holds, the far left, really? weigh in, please, facebook, 24/7.
FOX Business
Nov 9, 2012 1:00pm EST
rally. 400 something points, enough of a deficit on the dow. melissa: president obama delivering his first remarks of the white house since his election. expected to focus on the fiscal cliff in the broader economy. those comments live in just a few minutes. lori: interesting. the remarks coming after they come off of the weakest decline in a year. the markets near session highs, but will the market like what they hear? melissa: plus, what will the next four years mean for the oil and gas industry? the ceo will join us coming up. but it is time for stocks as we do every 15 minutes let's head to the floor of the new york stock exchange. stocks are climbing higher after the two-day drop. sandra: they did not start out that way, there was fear we would have another dramatic selloff today. now we are somewhat up from about 61 points. that is not exactly a rally. bouncing back a little bit ahead of the weekend, but still the worst two-day drop in a year, 434 points loss over that wednesday and thursday. as we face a fiscal cliff, consumer sentiment one piece of economic data that came out
PBS
Nov 10, 2012 12:00am PST
a detailed plan that allows us to make these investments, while reducing our deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade. i want to be clear-- i'm not wedded to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i am not going to ask students and seniors and middle-class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. i'm not going to do that. ( applause ) and i just want to point out, this was a central question during the election. it was debated over and over again. and on tuesday night, we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. and that includes democrats, independents, and a lot of republicans across the country, as well as independent economists and budget experts. that's how you reduce the deficit-- with a balanced approach. so our job now is to get a majority in congress to reflect the will of the american people. i believe we can get that majority. i was
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